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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Capital Hostel de Ciudad

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

We offer you quality and personalized accommodation while experiencing San José. We embrace diversity in a co-living environment that provides you comfort in each of our unique spaces not only for a great rest but for creativity, relaxation, and cultural experiences.

We're a small hostel and like to pay special attention to details to make your stay more pleasant and grant you the comfort you need during your visit to San José, whether it's a short or long one.

We are in La Sabana, which is close enough to the main downtown area but away from the noise and crowds.

At Capital Hostel de Ciudad you'll find different areas to share, create, collaborate, inspire and get inspired.
Common areas include:
- Backyard with BBQ facilities and space for yoga.
- Entertainment area with pool table, video projector, musical instruments, vinyl player, board games.
- Indoor patio.
- Work desk.
- Book exchange and reading area.
- Living room.
- Full kitchen facilities.

Our place has three different accommodation types:
- Pods in shared dorms: All of our pods have 3 mini shelves and a big sized secured drawer for your belongings, as well as two independent lights and electrical outlets. The pods have a curtain for extra privacy since our dorms are on an open-floor format.
All linen and towels are included. 
Independent showers, toilets, and sinks are just a couple of steps away.

- Private rooms with shared bathroom: This room type has a maximum capacity of 3 people. It has one queen-sized bed and a twin-sized bed. The ensuite bathroom is shared with another triple room only. Fan, a big closet for your belongings and a 32' TV with cable are also a part of this room.

- Private room with private bathroom: This room has two queen-sized beds, private ensuite bathroom with bathtub, and a walk-in closet. You will also enjoy a desk, fan and a 32' TV with cable. This room has an indoor patio view where natural light will energize you to start each morning.

Regarding location, we are just a couple of blocks south from La Sabana Metropolitan Park in San José (Mata Redonda district). Very easy access to/from the airport, San José downtown, Escazu area and more. Find us on Google Maps or Waze under Capital Hostel de Ciudad.
La Sabana Park is where the National Stadium and the Costa Rican Art Museum are located. The park is also a great spot for outdoors activities and sports. Fairs, festivals and special events are also often held here.

Nearby you'll find grocery stores, a small supermarket, a pharmacy, small local restaurants and international food restaurants.

Also, we are conveniently located half block from "Sabana-Estadio" bus stop, which takes you directly downtown and connects you to any other bus stop in San José. If you are more of a walking person, you can also get to the main downtown area within a 30-minute walk.

Email us for more information on how to get here from the airport and we'll provide you with all the different options.

Capital Hostel de Ciudad Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 12:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards,
debit cards.
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.

Taxes not included - 13.00%
Breakfast included.


The reception is open from 07.00 to 22.00
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.9

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 9.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    16 Jan 2020
    Very easy and quite place with a good vibe
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    24 Dec 2019
    Well located, very beautiful, clean and worth every penny! The staff was helpful and friendly as well.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    10 Dec 2019
    I stayed here when I first landed in Costa Rica, and booked it again for the night before my flight out. I knew it would be clean and cozy, and the staff remembered me! The free breakfast was great before a big travel day, and they have fleece blankets! I highly recommend this hostel.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    09 Dec 2019
    The dorms are pod style and built very well with shelves, power, fan and a locker. The whole property is amazing. Hot water, large head showers. WiFi’s good, Included breakfast is excellent (eggs, bread, pancakes etc). Kitchen is excellent if you want to cook your own food, games room and a garden area for smokers and non smokers. Staff are helpful and there’s a bus stop very close that does a loop of downtown so it’s very easy to get around.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    03 Jan 2020
    This is the nicest hostel I have ever been to. Clean, open space, nice furniture, and lots of plants. I felt very safe. I really liked the private backyard and the patio and grill area. The bunks all had electric outlets, fan, blankets, and privacy curtain. The location was not downtown, but it was less than 20 minutes by public bus or 15 by taxi. It was a very relaxing end to my travels.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    19 Dec 2019
    Really lovely first stop, very quiet and peaceful which was just what I needed after a long flight. Would happily stay there again.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    07 Jan 2020
    Cleanest hostel I’ve ever stayed in! Very nice and definitely will go back if I’m ever in San Jose
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    03 Jan 2020
    The beds are really nice and have curtains to it. The staff is very helpful and they have AMAZING showers. The free breakfast is pretty good also. They provide bug spray and the bathrooms are nice even though it is outdoors. The only thing is the place is lacking atmosphere but it’s a commuter hostel so people don’t usually stay for more than a day anyways. If you are looking for a good nights rest with great breakfast and a nice place to stay then this is the place for you.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    03 Jan 2020
    Hostal tranquilo, el personal super amable que nos brindó información muy útil para nuestra estadía. El desayuno es completo y el lugar es muy bonito.
    Uruguay, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    12 Dec 2019
    A great place to crash for a few nights, really clean facilities and a great breakfast! Beds are wonderful and you can get a lot of good information from the reception. Not really a great backpacker atmosphere and the lockers couldn’t fit my bag. Otherwise a great hostel :)
    Sweden, Male, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Costa Rica

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